Greetings to you from Granny Wise and all of us here at All Seasons Homestead Helpers, Inc. in Jeffersonville, Vermont.

Granny Wise is All Season’s Homestead Helpers‘ writer and sustainability enthusiast. She urged us to create this Blog for her so she’d have a way to share her stories, knowledge and many findings with homesteaders, gardeners and simply all of you who like to take advantage of the abundance nature has to offer in any way that suits your lifestyle.

Some years ago, the Vermont GardenWay Living Center retail outlet changed its focus to outdoor power equipment. With that came an end to their gardening products catalog, a valued resource for many gardeners, home canners and do-it-yourselfers.

In 1989, we became a GardenWay equipment dealer, and continued to get many requests from the old catalog. The phone calls were steady. We heard you. In January 1993, we began researching the types of products formerly carried in the old GardenWay catalog. Our research revealed that many products in today’s market are built to minimum standards. We wanted to supply people with exactly the opposite; products crafted finely enough to pass on to one’s children.

In 1994 we published our first catalog and launched our mail order business. We developed our website, www.homesteadhelpers.com , in 1999. January 2006 provided us with the opportunity to purchase the Squeezo Strainer, one of the original GardenWay products and a staple in kitchens for over 50 years for canning.  Many sales are made to people that used one years ago in their Grandmother’s kitchen. A real heirloom product all made in the USA!

There is a lot more to talk about, from tips to fascinating historical facts about everything pertaining to gardening, canning, food preservation and so on. Gather round in Granny’s Parlour to read about her latest discoveries and everything today’s homesteader needs to know.

All Seasons Homestead Helpers
44 Lamoille View Lane, Suite 101
PO Box 99
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
(800) 649-9147

  1. #1 by Suzanne Denison on 10/13/2011 - 11:32 am

    Hi Granny,

    Thanks for your comment on Organic Urban Farming with Suzanne Denison! I love what you’ve doing here and look forward to following you!


  2. #2 by Granny on 10/13/2011 - 11:50 am

    Thank you Suzanne and thank you for stopping by Granny’s Parlour. Looking forward to following your Blog as well.

  3. #3 by winebeforefive on 01/07/2012 - 1:50 pm

    Oh, Granny! I’m so tickled to have found you!

    Please share: where did you get that lovely recipe box?

    Emma Ann

    • #4 by Granny on 01/07/2012 - 2:38 pm

      I am tickled as well. Thank you for stopping by and for taking a moment to leave your kind words. The recipe box jumped at me too. It looks like a box of hope. That’s just the thought that came to mind when I saw it. Feel free to use it. It comes from a royalty-free image bank. Thanks again. See ya!

  4. #5 by Victoria on 09/09/2012 - 10:00 am

    What a wonderful effort and cause….wishing you continued blessings and success in creating sustainability….long live the good old days and ways! I hope the near future presents opportunity for me to take advantage of some of your products…I would love to do some more canning.

    • #6 by Granny on 09/10/2012 - 10:11 am

      Thank you, Victoria, for your kind words and glad to meet you. Welcome to Granny’s Parlour! I am looking forward to discovering your blog as I do my reading rounds later today. Thank you for introducing yourself. Have a great week.

  5. #7 by patinaandcompany on 11/25/2012 - 7:34 pm

    Always enjoying your beautiful site, and now I am letting you know that I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Details of this award can be viewed on my site. Thanks for all the inspiration.

    • #8 by Granny on 11/26/2012 - 10:50 am

      Thank you so much! I appreciate this and will make sure I stop by your site for further instructions. Have a great week.

      • #9 by patinaandcompany on 11/26/2012 - 1:07 pm

        It is well-deserved, and have a great week as well.

      • #10 by Granny on 11/26/2012 - 1:57 pm

        Thank you.

  6. #11 by patinaandcompany on 02/09/2013 - 9:29 am

    Well good Saturday morning Granny! What a delightful surprise to see your Weekend Highlights today. Many, many thanks for featuring my latest article with such a terrific lead-in. Have a lovely weekend.

    • #12 by Granny on 02/11/2013 - 2:38 pm

      Thank you. It was easy! Hope you have a great weekend and have a great week as well.

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